Top Songs of 1984



RankAll Time RankArtistSong
1 28 Prince and The Revolution
When Doves Cry
2 83 The Smiths
How Soon Is Now?
3 220 Prince and The Revolution
Purple Rain
4 233 Bruce Springsteen
Born in the U.S.A.
5 248 Madonna
Like a Virgin
6 332 Echo and the Bunnymen
The Killing Moon
7 365 U2
Pride (In the Name of Love)
8 486 Don Henley
The Boys of Summer
9 748 Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Two Tribes
10 839 Leonard Cohen
Hallelujah
11 892 The Replacements
I Will Dare
12 915 Chaka Khan
I Feel for You
13 926 The Smiths
What Difference Does It Make?
14 1100 Bruce Springsteen
Dancing in the Dark
15 1136 A-ha
Take On Me
16 1140 The Special A.K.A.
Free Nelson Mandela
17 1146 Tina Turner
What's Love Got to Do with It
18 1216 Bronski Beat
Smalltown Boy
19 1242 Run-D.M.C.
Rock Box
20 1249 U2
Bad
21 1321 Foreigner
I Want to Know What Love Is
22 1353 Madonna
Material Girl
23 1449 The Smiths
Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
24 1595 Prince and The Revolution
I Would Die 4 U
25 1596 Bryan Adams
Summer of '69
26 1600 Bruce Springsteen
I'm on Fire
27 1603 Tears for Fears
Shout
28 1649 Prince and The Revolution
Let's Go Crazy
29 1751 Dead or Alive
You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)
30 1774 Sade
Smooth Operator
31 1954 Les Rita Mitsouko
Marcia baila
32 1973 Lloyd Cole and The Commotions
Perfect Skin
33 2042 R.E.M.
So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)
34 2078 Wham! feat. George Michael
Careless Whisper
35 2223 Talk Talk
It's My Life
36 2303 Depeche Mode
People Are People
37 2315 The Go-Betweens
Bachelor Kisses
38 2319 Youssou N'Dour
Immigres/Bitim Rew
39 2371 R.E.M.
Don't Go Back to Rockville
40 2415 Sheila E.
The Glamorous Life
41 2515 Minutemen
History Lesson (Part II)
42 2541 The Smiths
Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want
43 2544 Hüsker Dü
Pink Turns to Blue
44 2665 Meat Puppets
Lake of Fire
45 2723 Los Lobos
Will the Wolf Survive?
46 2838 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
From Her to Eternity
47 2878 Newcleus
Jam On It
48 2959 Sonic Youth & Lydia Lunch
Death Valley '69
49 2974 The Style Council
My Ever Changing Moods
50 2996 John Waite
Missing You
51 3011 The Replacements
Unsatisfied
52 3053 The Cars
Drive
53 3064 The Chills
Pink Frost
54 3120 The Smiths
William, It Was Really Nothing
55 3184 Bruce Springsteen
Bobby Jean
56 3187 Scritti Politti
Wood Beez (Pray Like Aretha Franklin)
57 3212 Band Aid
Do They Know It's Christmas?
58 3251 The Smiths
Reel Around the Fountain
59 3297 Prince and The Revolution
Erotic City
60 3329 Minutemen
This Ain't No Picnic
61 3400 The Jesus and Mary Chain
Upside Down
62 3439 Depeche Mode
Master and Servant
63 3517 Frankie Goes to Hollywood
The Power of Love
64 3521 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
In the Ghetto
65 3645 Strawberry Switchblade
Since Yesterday
66 3654 Section 25
Looking from a Hilltop
67 3682 Prefab Sprout
When Love Breaks Down
68 3701 Time Zone
World Destruction
69 3785 Scorpions
Rock You Like a Hurricane
70 3790 Talk Talk
Such a Shame
71 3799 Commodores
Nightshift
72 3825 Bruce Springsteen
Glory Days
73 3833 Bruce Springsteen
No Surrender
74 3862 U.T.F.O.
Roxanne, Roxanne
75 3996 Rubén Blades
Desapariciones
76 4335 Cocteau Twins
Lorelei
77 4378 Van Halen
Hot For Teacher
78 4380 Julian Cope
Sunspots
79 4464 Hüsker Dü
Eight Miles High
80 4547 Sade
Your Love Is King
81 4568 Lloyd Cole and The Commotions
Rattlesnakes
82 4603 Van Halen
Panama
83 4620 Echo and the Bunnymen
Seven Seas
84 4778 La Unión
Lobo hombre en París
85 4863 Tina Turner
Private Dancer
86 5042 Cameo
Room 123 (She's Strange)
87 5050 Ratt
Round and Round
88 5068 John Fogerty
The Old Man Down the Road
89 5106 Wham!
Freedom
90 5164 Phil Collins
Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)
91 5337 Redskins
Keep On Keeping On
92 5400 Bon Jovi
Runaway
93 5442 Whodini
Friends
94 5491 Laura Branigan
Self Control
95 5493 Bruce Cockburn
Lovers in a Dangerous Time
96 5535 Ashford and Simpson
Solid
97 5610 The Staple Singers
Slippery People
98 5642 Meat Puppets
Plateau
99 5643 Twisted Sister
We're Not Gonna Take It
100 5644 Killing Joke
Eighties
101 5678 Hüsker Dü
Turn On the News
102 5769 T La Rock & Jazzy Jay
It's Yours
103 5779 Charly García
Demoliendo hoteles
104 5786 Propaganda
Dr. Mabuse
105 5820 Steve Perry
Oh Sherrie
106 5889 Rockwell
Somebody's Watching Me
107 5913 The Time
Jungle Love
108 5924 R.E.M.
Pretty Persuasion
109 5944 Ofra Haza
Im nin'alu
110 5953 Dennis Edwards
Don't Look Any Further
111 5974 Kirsty MacColl
A New England


Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 6000:
The Human League
The Lebanon
The Blue Nile
Tinseltown in the Rain
Art of Noise
Close (To the Edit)
The Fat Boys
Jailhouse Rap
Nik Kershaw
Wouldn't It Be Good
The Stranglers
Skin Deep
Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers
We Need Some Money
Orange Juice
What Presence?
Lloyd Cole and The Commotions
Forest Fire
Madonna
Angel
Wham!
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
U2
The Unforgettable Fire
The Imposter [Elvis Costello]
Peace in Our Time
Spinal Tap
Tonight I'm Gonna Rock You Tonight
The World Famous Supreme Team
Hey DJ
Depeche Mode
Blasphemous Rumours
Jocelyn Brown
Somebody Else's Guy
Hunters & Collectors
Throw Your Arms Around Me
Deniece Williams
Let's Hear It for the Boy
Bronski Beat
Why?
W.A.S.P.
Animal (F**k Like a Beast)
Téléphone
Un autre monde
Whodini
Freaks Come Out at Night
Ray Parker Jr.
Ghostbusters
The Style Council
Shout to the Top
Hoodoo Gurus
I Want You Back
Bryan Adams
Run to You
Shock Headed Peters
I, Bloodbrother Be
Frankie Paul
War Is in the Dance
Teena Marie
Lovergirl
Bruce Springsteen
Cover Me
The Style Council
You're the Best Thing
Elton John
Sad Songs (Say So Much)
Stevie Wonder
I Just Called to Say I Love You
Cocteau Twins
Pearly Dewdrops Drop
Alison Moyet
Love Resurrection
Metallica
Fade to Black
Hugh Masekela
Don't Go Lose It Baby
The Everly Brothers
On the Wings of a Nightingale
Bangles
Going Down to Liverpool
Tones on Tail
Go!
Murray Head
One Night in Bangkok
Klymaxx
I Miss You
Elvis Costello
I Wanna Be Loved
Kenny Loggins
Footloose
The Blue Nile
Stay
Malcolm McLaren
Madam Butterfly (Un bel di vedremo)
Tina Turner
Better Be Good to Me
TC Matic
Putain putain
Smiley Culture
Cockney Translation
Working Week
Venceremos - We Will Win
Afrika Bambaataa & James Brown
Unity
Fabrizio De André
Crêuza de mä
John Fogerty
Big Train (From Memphis)
Leonard Cohen
Dance Me to the End of Love
Hank Williams, Jr.
All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight

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